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Man found fatally shot in grass behind southwest Birmingham apartment building

A man was found shot to death Friday afternoon behind a southwest Birmingham apartment building. West Precinct officers responded about 3 p.m. to the 2300 block of South Park Drive on a report of a person down, said spokesman Lt. Pete Williston. When they arrived on the scene, they found a black mal

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 20:59:38

Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting at Central Gardens apartments

Updated: 9:32 PM CDT Mar 23, 2018 Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at Central Gardens apartments in southwest Birmingham on Friday. Birmingham police said a man was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the 2300 block of South Park Drive SW. The victim has not been identified. N

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-24 02:32:00

Man shot dead while walking through Bessemer neighborhood

An investigation is underway after a man was shot to death while he was walking in a Bessemer neighborhood Friday evening. Bessemer police and rescue workers were dispatched at 6:06 p.m. to 27th Street and Seventh Avenue North, said Chief Mike Roper. The victim was pronounced dead o the scene. The s

AL.COM - 2018-03-24 01:39:13

3 charged after online marketplace deal turns into robbery, shooting in Trussville

Formal charges have been filed following a robbery, and subsequent shooting, outside a Trussville fast-food restaurant. Two men are charged in connection with the holdup, and a woman is charged for lying to police after the crime, said Trussville police Sgt. Michael Bruce. Those charged are Nicholas

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:42:20

Birmingham PD: Man hit by 18-wheeler while working on car on I-59/20 exit ramp

Updated: 4:37 PM CDT Mar 23, 2018 Birmingham police said a man is in serious condition after being hit by an 18-wheeler while working on his disabled car on Interstate 59/20 Friday. Police said the man was struck around 12:30 p.m. on the Tallapoosa Street exit ramp. He was taken to UAB Hospital wi

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-23 21:37:00

Man suffering life-threatening injuries after being hit by 18 wheeler

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Birmingham Police say a man has life-threatening injuries after he was hit by an 18-wheeler Friday afternoon. According to Lt. Pete Williston, the man was working on his car at the I-59 SB Tallapoosa St exit when an 18-wheeler struck him. Williston says the man has been tra

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 18:41:17

Gardendale board of education paid $1.7 million in legal fees to date, records show

The Gardendale City Board of Education, as of Feb. 28, has spent more than $1.7 million on legal fees since 2015, according to records obtained in response to a request from AL.com. It is unclear whether all of those legal fees are related to the four-year federal court battle to break away from Jef

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 17:44:42

Homicide investigation underway in Bessemer Friday

A shooting in Bessemer Friday evening has left one person dead. The Bessemer Fire Department says crews responded to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue, just after 6:00pm. Firefighters found the victim, but that person died at the scene. The victim apparently had multiple gunshot wounds, and was possibly

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-24 00:48:00

Birmingham police investigate city's 25th homicide of the year

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Officers from the Birmingham Police Department are investigating the city's 25th homicide of the year, according to Carol Robinson. A man was found shot to death behind an apartment building in southwest Birmingham. Today around 3 p.m., officers

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-23 21:21:28

Gardendale woman found beaten to death in her home has neighbors shaken up

GARDENDALE, Ala. (WIAT) - Residents living in a Gardendale neighborhood are shaken up after police discovered the body of a woman murdered inside her home. Officers found 47-year-old Terri Miller Sunday evening dead inside her house on Greenwood Avenue. Brenda Whitley lives three houses down from M


Two 18-year-old victims injured in suspicious fire

Two young men were transported to a Birmingham hospital after a suspicious house fire on Sipsey Valley Road early Thursday. One of the victims was in critical condition, Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit assistant commander Capt. Kip Hart said. The men, both 18, were inside a home at 10075 Sipsey Valle

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:10:18

Wormsby: Early Morning Shooting Again Rattles Ensley Community

Early Tuesday morning two more men were senselessly shot in the Belview Heights section of the Ensley community. As of this writing I have not discovered much about who the men were or what the circumstances were that claimed their lives, but at this point it appears to be another case of opportunis


DNA evidence leads police to suspects in Center Point, Pinson Valley Parkway burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a burglary at a home in Center Point that occurred on Jan. 3, 2017. Gabriel Nathanial Powell, 19, of Birmingham, is wanted for the burglary. In a separate burglary case at Pinson Valley Park


Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with


West Birmingham neighborhood fed up with crime, voice their concerns to police

A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports. A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-22 16:54:00

Woman shoots, wounds robber at parking lot of Burger King in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - An attempted robbery that took place at a Burger King on North Chalkville Road in Trussville resulted in the victim shooting the robber in the leg. Officers from the Trussville Police Department are investigating the incident. According to Sgt.


Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol


2 teens injured - one critically - in predawn 'suspicious' fire

An investigation is underway into an early-morning fire that left two teen males injured. The Tuscaloosa Violent Crime Unit responded about 6 a.m. to 10075 Sipsey Valley Road North on a suspicious fire with people injured, said Capt. Kip Hart. When they arrived, they were notified that there were tw

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 15:22:31

Joel's Restaurant coming to Gardendale, Moody

Joel's Restaurant will be opening its fifth and sixth location in Gardendale and Moody. An announcement on the chain's website simply states a Gardendale site and a Moody site is "coming soon." Gardendale Mayor Stan Hogeland also posted about the restaurant on Facebook, saying the "location is not s


Relatives sought for 3 who died in Jeffco in recent weeks

Authorities are searching for relatives of a woman and two men who died in Jefferson County in recent weeks. Foul play was not involved in their deaths, but their bodies are ready to be released for burial and the Jefferson County Coroner's Office has not been able to locate next of kin. Nancy Funde

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 15:52:57